Literary Theory and Criticism syllabus for English Literature UGC NET JRF exam in Detail

LITERARY THEORY NEW CRITICISM 1. Understanding Literary Theory 2. What is New Criticism? 3. William Empson 4. I.A.Richards 5. Cleanth Brooks 6. F.R.Leavis 7. Wimsatt & Beardley 8. R.P.Blackmur 9. Allen Tate 10. John Crowe Ransom 11. Neo Aristotelian FORMALISM 1. What is Formalism? 2. Victor Shklovsky 3. Boris Echenbaum 4. Yuri Tynyanov 5. RomanContinue reading “Literary Theory and Criticism syllabus for English Literature UGC NET JRF exam in Detail”

Some Basic Terms Coined by Writers in English Literature for UGC NET Exams

Some Basic Terms Coined by Writers in Literature 1. Objective Correlative by T.S.Eliot2. Dissociation of Sensibility by T.S.Eliot3. Willing to Suspension of Disbelief by Coleridge4. Negative Capability by Keats5. American Renaissance by F.O Matthiessen6.Natyashastra by Bharata7. Rasa concept by Bharata8. Kavya Prakasha by Mamata9. Dhvanyaloka or Suggestion by Anandvardhana10. Vakrokti by Kuntaka11. Riti, Guna, KavyalankaraContinue reading “Some Basic Terms Coined by Writers in English Literature for UGC NET Exams”

John Milton

Tudor Period 1485-1603 : Age of Innocence and Age of Great Writers . Quick Revision Points of English literature Tudor period

Important Points on Tudar Period for UGC NET , PGT TGT English literature Notes Introduction Intellectual background: Renaissance Associated movements: Humanism & Reformation. The new geographic discoveries broadened imaginationInfluence of Italians like Dante, Aristotle & Petrarach Literary experimentation. Fall of Constantinople Immediate cause of the spread of learning– Fall of Constantinople (1453)Constantinople—capital of the ByzantineContinue reading “Tudor Period 1485-1603 : Age of Innocence and Age of Great Writers . Quick Revision Points of English literature Tudor period”

William Shakespeare and His Age

Quick Revision Points and important Points for UGC NET English literature Exam . William Shakespeare and His Age Lived during a great period in English history. Reign of the Tudor queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603). England emerged as the leading naval and commercial power of Europe. Defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. Spirit of nationalismContinue reading “William Shakespeare and His Age”

Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Important Time Period or Time Line of Elizabethan Age and Points

Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Early 16th c. travelling actors.Considered vagabonds and thievesLater, a licenses were given to nobles for maintaining actorsThus, acting troupes came into being. Acting Troupes :Played in the courtyards of taverns (called Inn-yards). Temporary stage erected Permanent Theatres. The 1st permanent theatre was James Burbage’s ‘The Theatre’ Theatre Timeline 1564: On April 23Continue reading “Elizabethan Theatre: Beginnings Important Time Period or Time Line of Elizabethan Age and Points”

Works of William Shakespeare . Free Notes and Litchart PDFs on william Shakespeare works.

Important points on william Shakespeare works and free pdf notes. UGC NET PGT English TGT English literature Notes. Early comedies of Shakespeare Love’s Labour’s Lost (printed 1598) No major source.Has elements of comedy of manners Themes Pretensions are deflated.Love conquers all. Unrealistic atmosphere of games and festive play. At the end, characters achieve maturity inContinue reading “Works of William Shakespeare . Free Notes and Litchart PDFs on william Shakespeare works.”

W.B Yeats and Get free Litchart PDFs on his works.

Important works of w.b Yeats pdf and notes . UGC NET PGT TGT English literature Notes PDF Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.William Butler Yeats Yeats Quote I will arise and go now,And go to Innisfree,And a small cabin build there,Of clay and wattles made;Nine bean rowsContinue reading “W.B Yeats and Get free Litchart PDFs on his works.”

John Milton’s Aeropagitica: My favourite Book . Must Read Pamphlet on the Importance of Reading Book.

Aeropagitica Summary and Litchart PDFs . Post Graduation Notes and PDFs. Milton begins his written speech for the liberty of unlicensed printing in England with a quote from The Suppliants, a play by the Greek tragedian, Euripides. “This is true liberty when free- born men / Having to advise the public may speak free,” MiltonContinue reading “John Milton’s Aeropagitica: My favourite Book . Must Read Pamphlet on the Importance of Reading Book.”

Modern Hero : Satan ‘ Story . Summary of paradise lost.

Plot Summary of Paradise Lost In the tradition of ancient Greek epics, John Milton begins his poem by calling on the guidance of a heavenly muse to help tell his tale, stating that his goal is to justify the ways of God to man. He begins his story in medias res (in the middle ofContinue reading “Modern Hero : Satan ‘ Story . Summary of paradise lost.”

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